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Flash

Value of a security displayed, or flashed across the tape, when the tape display cannot keep up with volume on an exchange and lags the current price by more than approximately five minutes.

Flash

When the tape is late by more than five minutes, the current price of a security that periodically displays, or "flashes," on the ticker. This interrupts the delayed prices and keeps investors abreast of where the current price is even if they do not know how it arrived there. The flash price displays every five or 10 minutes.
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Each animated gif has a control block and an image block for each image.
The animated gif combines two separate 60-second exposures of ISON and shows the comet moving against a background of stars.
Macromedia has launched a new public beta version of its Flash Generator for authoring graphic templates on Power Macintosh platforms and is designed to output JPEG and PNG files, in addition to binary Flash files, GIF and animated GIF.
GIF decompiling, image combing, and two-way conversion between animated GIF and AVI movie formats are also supported.
This is the dream tool for all web page or animation makers - both professionals and hobbyists - who want to make animated files in many different formats such as AVI, animated GIF, sequenced PNG files, or as a Windows-based EXE.
Demonstrated on stage at Google I/O, it can take a batch of photographs captured in the same place at around the same time and automatically turn them into an animated GIF.
In addition, NeoPaint for Windows includes some powerful built-in Animation Tools for creating and editing animated GIF files and a built-in Icon Editor for creating and editing Windows icons and cursors.
However, the rising popularity of the animated GIF does present a challenge for people with epilepsy who are sensitive to visual stimuli.